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Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-22-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By d_ford
I should have all the known issues worked out in...

I should have all the known issues worked out in the next week or two and then I'll put it back on the road and see how it does. I'm hoping to get it out to a few shows this year.
Forum: Classic Mustang General Discussion 06-21-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By d_ford
1968 427 fastback almost finished. Videos of first drive!

It's been a while since I've posted so I wanted to update on my 68 fastback project. I's been under construction for almost 6 years and I've been planning it and accumulation parts for about 15...
Forum: Want To Buy Ads 03-18-2009, 10:38 AM
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Views: 123
Posted By d_ford
WTB: Door wiring harness 95 mustang drivers door

I need a door wiring harness for my 95 for the drivers side door. It needs to have power windows, power door locks, power mirrors and Mach 460. If you have one PLEASE email me at ohiofirelt@yahoo.com...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By d_ford
That's what I was afraid of. I'm just concerned...

That's what I was afraid of. I'm just concerned that if a wire is broken inside but the sheathing is still good I won't be able to find it. I don't suppose you know which colored wires in that...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-12-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By d_ford
The passenger side window would not work with the...

The passenger side window would not work with the passenger side switch, BUT the passenger side window would work with the drivers side switch for the pass. window. I lived with that, no problem....
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By d_ford
There's a wiring diagram in the haynes manual but...

There's a wiring diagram in the haynes manual but it doesn't show any kind of relays or anything but it's not the greatest wiring schematic I've ever seen. I have to assume the ground is good since...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 10-11-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By d_ford
The way I've done all mine has been to use...

The way I've done all mine has been to use degreaser first, scrub it in and be sure to get back into all the hard to reach areas, then after thoroughly rinsing I wet sand it by hand. If you have rust...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 10-11-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By d_ford
1995 cobra power window help

The drivers side window motor on my 95 cobra quit working. The motor is good as I can use jumper wires directly from the battery and it will go up or down depending on which wire I connect the...
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 08-26-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,710
Posted By d_ford
95 power window motor removal help

I've got a 95 cobra that has the drivers side window stuck in the down position. I'm not sure if the motor is bad or if the window is on a bind but either way I'm trying to figure out how to...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-22-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By d_ford
Don't try to seal with silicone. If it doesn't...

Don't try to seal with silicone. If it doesn't leak it will eventually and then you'll have a mess trying to remove it to seal it properly.
3M has a sealant in a tube for a caulking gun called...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 08-10-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By d_ford
RE: 68 scoop ornament installation

I reinstalled my ornaments on my 68 coupewith the rear windows in place and it really is a PITA.
The bottom two nuts can be accessed through the lower opening but the top one I had to get through...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-29-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By d_ford
RE: new paint

I've painted two of my cars, both under the guidance of a friend that owns a body shop. I actually surprised myself on the one I just finished, it turned out great. I had more moneyin painting my own...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-27-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By d_ford
RE: gauge cluster removal

I can't give advice about the 70's either but on 67 and 68's there are two more screws in the lower part of the bezel and a stud with a nut behind it on the right side. You're probably just missing a...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By d_ford
RE: Hydraulic Clutch & Power Brake Booster

If I didn't already have everything I'd look into that. Thanks for the info, hopefully it will help someone who's just starting this project. The JMC unit I bought was really pricey.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By d_ford
RE: Hydraulic Clutch & Power Brake Booster

Yeah that helps a lot. I see everything you're talking about and it makes sense. I'm going to try to fab up something similar and maybe get past this sticking point in my build. Thanks Dave.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,762
Posted By d_ford
RE: Here are some pictures of my car. It is almost done (if they ever are).

Beautiful car, fantastic work. I'm seriously impressed!
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By d_ford
RE: Hydraulic Clutch & Power Brake Booster

I can see that. It looks good and I'll make something similar for mine. I assume you took measurements from the pedal and the push rod when both were at rest to come up with the correct location for...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By d_ford
RE: Hydraulic Clutch & Power Brake Booster

Ok I screwed that all up. Either I'm getting too old or I have dyslexia.What I meant was I put the plate INSIDE, as a backing plate but if it were used outside as a spacer it would place the rod at...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-11-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By d_ford
RE: Hydraulic Clutch & Power Brake Booster

Not to hijack the thread but I have a question for you guys. I put a JMC hyd. clutch in mine and I'm stumped. The m/c rod is adjusted all the way in and it's still too long when attached to the pedal...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-10-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By d_ford
RE: Paint gun???

You can pick up a cheap HVLP gravity feed gun at car swap meets really cheap. I saw one a couple of months ago for 20 bucks.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-09-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By d_ford
RE: 1968 289 engine

In 68 there was a lot of cross matching ofparts when these engines were being built. There was a strike at Ford that threw production behind and they scrambled to catch up with demand. There are many...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-09-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By d_ford
RE: PAINT COLOR

Yes I sold it in 2001 or 2002. Big Mistake.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By d_ford
RE: PAINT COLOR

Yes it's a metallic color. I had a 67 shelby that was nightmist blue, one of the most beautiful colors I've seen on a mustang. From a distance it looks black but up close in good light you can see...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By d_ford
RE: Progress pics. 68 427 fastback

Thank you. I reallywould like to drive it after it's done. Hopefully I'll have it ready this year.
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 07-08-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By d_ford
RE: 68 coupe progress pics - dialup warning!

Yes the C stripes are reflective. In normal light they look black but reflect silver when light hits them.
The interior is remaining stock, but it's light and dark blue both so it does carry the...
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